EPISODE 108: It’s Not All Just Goofs And Jokes Here
(A Bill Russell Appreciation Episode)
Full Court Press: Erik Spoelstra’s Brave Son, Brittney Griner Update, and WNBA Plane Drama
The HORSE Boys cover a happy story of perseverance, a frustrating update for the BG in Russia situation, and an unfortunate WNBA stipulation that caused trouble for the LA Sparks.
Alec Bohm (Phillies player) gets upset with fans- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eOi8Fqkzk4
Bohm discusses errors/comments- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_yIVNbkx7c
Bohm gets a warm ovation from Philly fans- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZt7DiE8CUc
Brittney Griner sentencing- https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/brittney-griner-sentence-russia-prison-trial-rcna41270
Though people can argue day and night about whether or not his copious amount of NBA rings make him the GOAT, there is no debate that Bill Russell is the greatest NBA activist of all time. Adam recaps his efforts off the court to fight for civil rights.
Bill Russell Tweet in support of NBA players: https://twitter.com/RealBillRussell/status/1299058622660395008?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1299058622660395008%7Ctwgr%5E024ee9ab669f719624dfc01d88eb077f1068ec43%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.npr.org%2F2022%2F08%2F01%2F1114795613%2Fracial-justice-pioneer-nba-bill-russell
Bill Russell graduation speech photo- https://www.bostoncelticshistory.com/item/russell-takes-the-stand/?postId=533
Bill Russell tweets in support of Colin Kaepernick- https://twitter.com/RealBillRussell/status/912435071641985024?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E912435071641985024%7Ctwgr%5E024ee9ab669f719624dfc01d88eb077f1068ec43%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.npr.org%2F2022%2F08%2F01%2F1114795613%2Fracial-justice-pioneer-nba-bill-russell
Barack Obama awards Bill Russell Presidential Medal of Freedom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVz9I2RO3H8
3-on-3: Bill Russell’s Three Coolest On-Court & Trash Talking Moments
To round out the coverage of Bill Russell Mike details his most impressive achievements on the court, but much more importantly, his UNBELIEVABLY SAVAGE TRASH-TALKING GAME.
1962 Finals Article 1 - https://fanbuzz.com/nba/bill-russell-1962-nba-finals/
Jumping over a guy- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWelUNrJUMM
"Which one?" - https://streamable.com/o91jhr
"I'd Kick Your Ass" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11uzH-QUDxk&t=355s
Middle Finger vid - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WH4Z8kddGe4
And also: Maiden Names, KBS, Economy Plus, Extra Biscoffs, Comparing Apples & Refrigerators